The Urbana Fire Department MABAS 28 Division will be conducting Technical Rescue Team TRAINING drills from 8am to 6pm on Monday, October 13 2014.
UFD will simulate a trench rescue response and a rope rescue response to an earthquake. This is a multi-incident training exercise that will be at two locations. The trench rescue training incident will be in the morning at the Illinois American Water Treatment facility on North Mattis in Champaign, Illinois. The rope rescue training incident will be in the late morning and afternoon at Hendrick House located at Lincoln and Green in Urbana, Illinois.
Gregory Drive from Green Street to the Boneyard will be closed to traffic while the drill takes place. The public can expect to see a heavy presence of fire department personnel at these locations.
Any questions should be directed to Captain Dave Wisher at 384-2420